The CEPD contributes towards building a society in which there is quality education and training for all, based on the core values of: Access, Equity and Redress, Development, Democracy and Non-Discrimination
The CEPD works with and supports government departments, particularly the departments of education; legislative structures; democratic organisations; and other institutions supporting our core value in order to contribute to a common vision of high quality education and training for all.
The CEPD acts either alone or in partnership with others to fulfil this mission by:
Undertaking critical independent research, policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation;
Providing advice on the development and implementation of policy;
Promoting and facilitating public policy dialogue and debate;
Contributing to capacity building in the education system;
Undertaking advocacy in support of our vision;
Managing grants on behalf of government and other organisations;
Organising and managing conferences, seminars and meetings.